The industry's largest trade show provides the opportunity to see thousands of promotional products and more than 1,200 exhibitors. The PPAI Expo serves as the launch pad for the year, with new events and products every year. This 5-day event includes two days of educational sessions followed by three days of open show floor with products from companies all around the country.
The Regional Association Council (RAC) Leadership Development Workshop focuses on developing future regional leaders and enhancing relationships between the regional nonprofit associations in the promotional products industry. This annual event provides regional association leaders with comprehensive training and networking opportunities—the peer-to-peer interaction fosters and enhances relationships among all the regional associations.
The PPAI Product Responsibility Summit offered two full days of education focused on the most-pressing business implications, challenges and opportunities associated with compliance. Facilitated by industry thought leaders, representatives from product safety labs and leaders in compliance, this eye-opening event will explore the latest developments, as well as best practices.
The PPAI Tech Summit delved into the most relevant, top-of-mind technology issues, challenges and ideas impacting the promotional products industry. It is designed for IT professionals, decision makers and executives responsible for their organization’s technology environment.
The PPAI North American Leadership Conference delved into the most relevant, top-of-mind business issues and ideas impacting the promotional products industry with an emphasis on networking events, leadership development, strategic foresight, emerging business issues, trends and best practices.
PPAI’s 2nd annual SPARK conference for young professionals in the promotional products industry was a hands-down success in Nashville, Tennessee. Held July 19-20 at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, SPARK offered education and networking opportunities for more than 70 industry practitioners who are at the beginning stages of their careers in the promotional products industry.
The annual event, drew 155 attendees, including 63 first-timers, to the Loews Hollywood Hotel for the promotional products industry’s leading women’s conference. WLC has historically drawn a cross section of the industry with professionals at every level from suppliers, distributors and business services companies, and last year’s conference was no exception.
Over its three days, the show, which began on a Monday, featured a full education schedule both on and off the show floor, an active trade show with almost 400 booths and several networking opportunities.
PPAI L.E.A.D. 2018 was held May 16-17, PPAI members and staff met with senators, congressional representatives and their legislative staffs on Capitol Hill to discuss legislation and issues relevant to the promotional products industry.
Thank you for participating in Promotional Products Work! Week 2018. Held May 14-18 of 2018, the event promoted the effectiveness of promotional products and detailed the reasons why working with a qualified promotional products professional to design, source and produce products is essential to any marketing campaign.
The industry's largest tradeshow providing the opportunity to see thousands of promotional products and more than 1,300 exhibitors.
The 17th annual Leadership Development Workshop (LDW) took place October 16-19 in Grapevine, Texas. Hosted by PPAI and the Regional Association Council (RAC), the four-day event began Monday with a PPAI Board of Directors meeting and continued with a full-day training and planning session for PPAI committee and advisory group chairs. LDW continued Wednesday and Thursday with an extensive curriculum designed to provide regional association leadership with numerous learning opportunities through general sessions, breakout discussions and idea-sharing activities.